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Master Gardener
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Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online at go.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@ncsu.edu

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Master Gardener
Applications

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online at go.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@ncsu.edu

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See Us on YouTube!

See our YouTube video. . .  "Chowan County Extension is..."

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Senior Citizens’
Fun Day at the Fair

Come to the Chowan County Regional Fair, 2013 “Celebrating 300 Years of Agriculture”.    Thursday, September 26 is Senior Citizens’ Fun Day, FREE entrance for person 65 and older.  The fair is at the American Legion Fairgrounds, 1317 W. Queen St.  There will be 1000s exhibits, demonstrations, shows and so much more. Come out Thursday, enjoy this year’s fair.

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Open Enrollment for
Medicare Plan D

Open Enrollment for Medicare Plan D will begin October 15.  Open Enrollment will go to December 7.  This is the time you look at your current Plan D, consider your options and can choose a new plan, or it is the opportunity to enroll as a new Medicare beneficiary.  Call Gail Spiewak, SHIIP Coordinator at the Chowan County Cooperative Extension Center, 252-482-6585 to make your appointment.

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4-H Youth Talent
Show

Chowan County 4-H and the Regional Fair Board present... The Albemarle's Got Talent Wednesday, September 25 at 6pm American Legion Post 40 Fairgrounds Edenton, NC General Rules *Contestants must be 9 to 18 years of age and reside in Northeast North Carolina *All acts should be appropriate for a 4-H family event *Prizes will be awarded in a junior (ages 9-13) and senior (ages 14-18) division * Applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, September 11 or in the Chowan County 4-H Office by Friday, September 13!!  For the complete list of rules and application: 4-H Youth Talent Show--Rules & Regulations 4-H Youth Talent Show Application

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Protect your Backyard Chickens

Avian Infuenza is a virus transmitted by migrating birds, here is some background information and tips for protecting your flock during the fall migration (September and October). History Dec 2014 – First case in MORE » – from   Gardening

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Tree Talk: Meet the Ginkgo Tree popular

The Ginkgo tree is an ancient species that has much to offer in your landscape —especially their brilliant, but short lived fall color.  But you have to be a little… sexist… when you MORE » – from   Gardening

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Introduction to Plant Identification popular

The Path to Successful Gardening  Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston Arboretum Registration $220 (Friends of the Arboretum Members, $180) Syllabus MORE » – from   Gardening

Hydrilla Citizen Survey

http://ncseagrant.ncsu.edu/blog/news/edenton-hydrilla-update-set-for-aug-22/   2015 Hydrilla Survey Training and Public Information Session for the Chowan River and Albemarle Sound Watersheds August 22, 2015       Edenton, NC North Carolina Sea Grant, in collaboration with partners, is MORE »

Growing Together Newsletter

Here at the links for the August and September editions of the Family and Consumer Science Growing Together newsletters from Mary Morris, Family and Consumer Science Agent. August 2015      https://growingchild.com/growingtogether/index.php?i=5296ap September 2015       MORE »

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JAH Graduate Recognized as Scholarship Recipient

Joshua White (right) is recognized as recipient of the Katherine G Shook Master Gardener Scholarship by the Chowan, Gates, & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardeners. The recent graduate of John A. Holmes High MORE »

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Master Gardener of the Year Awarded, Volunteers Recognized

North Carolina Cooperative Extension recently recognized 75 local volunteers as newly or re-certified Extension Master Gardeners at the 2014 Chowan Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Banquet. The recognitions follow completion of MORE »

Become A Master Gardener!

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program will be accepted beginning July 1. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 MORE »

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SHIIP Medicare CounselingTue Sep 8, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chowan County Extension Office, 730 N Granville St, Ste A, Edenton, NC 27932
— 5 days away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Private Applicator V and X TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Perquimans Co. Office
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 weeks away
SHIIP Medicare CounselingTue Sep 22, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chowan County Extension Center 730 N Granville St. Ste A, Edenton, NC 27932
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 22, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 29, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 4 weeks away
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